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The Marine Corps Combat Pistol Program Oct. 16, 2018, III Marine Expeditionary Force
Every Marine is a rifleman. This is evident in every photo of a Marine donning the service alpha uniform, courtesy of the shimmering marksmanship badge over their left breast...
TARGETS: Maintaining confidence for combat readiness Oct. 15, 2018, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton
Now is not the time to be nervous. What if I don’t qualify? I’ll never see corporal. Okay, okay, okay… remember what you were taught. 300-yard line equals the tip of the post,...
PFT/CFT Update Sept. 25, 2018, Defense Media Activity
Marine Corps MARADMIN 539/18 announced three major changes to MCO 6100.3A affecting the standard Physical Fitness and Combat Fitness Tests, beginning January 1, 2019 for the...
Two K9s retired to homes of their handlers Sept. 14, 2018, Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow
Two four-footed police officers ended their long careers with the Marine Corps Police Department aboard MCLB Barstow by getting their forever homes with their human partners,...
Marine Week 2018 kicks off in Charlotte Sept. 6, 2018, Defense Media Activity
Marine Week Charlotte kicked off with an opening ceremony at First Ward Park, Sept. 5, 2018. The ceremony welcomed the Marines to the city for the week, where they will...
In the Life of Marines: Military Police Working Dog Handler Sept. 4, 2018, Marine Corps Installations Pacific
Military occupational specialties are the foundation of the Marine Corps. Each MOS is a cog, working with and relying on each other to keep the fighting machine that is the...
National Aviation Day Aug. 28, 2018, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing
U.S. Marine Corps pilots with 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) talk about how the invention of powered aviation has impacted their lives and how it has allowed 2nd MAW to...
Sweathogs conduct aircraft recovery convoy Aug. 9, 2018, Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort
Marine Wing Support Detachment 31 conducted an aircraft recovery convoy exercise during a Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort...
Lt. Gen. Berger relinquishes command to Lt. Gen. Craparotta Aug. 9, 2018, Marine Corps Base Hawaii
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. David H. Berger relinquished his duties as commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, or MARFORPAC, to Lt. Gen. Lewis A. Craparotta at a change...
Staff Sergeant Receives Purple Heart in Family-Centered Ceremony Aug. 8, 2018, Wounded Warrior Regiment
On National Purple Heart Day, WWR highlights a purple heart recipient, Staff Sgt. Richard Ryan Parker. Staff Sgt. Parker was injured by an improvised explosive device in...